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The World’s Safest Bicycle Helmet Isn’t a Helmet, Is An Airbag Inside a Collar

The world’s safest head protection is worn like a collar around the neck. In the event of an accident the airbag inflates to protect your head. The next generation in Swedish safety technology is here.

source/image(PrtSc): Hövding Sverige

The Hövding 3 is the third generation of Hövding’s airbag for urban cyclists,The airbag technology is 8x safer than traditional bicycle helmets. In the event of an accident the airbag inflates in 0.1 sec.

Hövding is charged with a USB cable. Battery level is easy to check by using function button on collar. 2 hours of charging makes the battery last for 15 hours of active cycling.The cover that encloses the airbag is made of a black, waterproof and dirt-repellent functional fabric.

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Sensors inside the collar read the cyclist’s movement pattern 200 times per second. In the event of an accident, the airbag inflates in 0.1 second.The Hövding comes in one size and can be adjusted to a suitable and comfortable fit using the Boa dial.The Hövding 3 comes with an app that is compatible with iOS and Android mobile operating systems. It displays how far you have cycled and the remaining battery time.